The History of an Ancient Maya Kingdom

Copan: The History of an Ancient Maya Kingdom




Copan; the history of an ancient Maya kingdom.

Title main entry. Ed. by E. Wyllys Andrews and William L. Fash. (SAR advanced seminar series)

School of American Research Pr, [c]2005

482 p.

$24.95 (pa)

Archaeologists who participated in the excavations at the center of the kingdom, which reached an apogee in AD 250-900, report their findings on such matters as symbolism and its use in elite legitimation strategies, demographics and ancient political economy, and the relationship between water management and social structure.

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